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to be heard in the spring with a ruling scheduled for june. >> governor jerry brown attended an event in oak lands where he made a brief comment o on the the decision o to review prop 8. >> i think the arguments have to be sglaed as the attorney general, brown has refusesed to defend proposition 8 saying it discriminates against same sex couples. >> today's decision affects thousands o of same sex cuppings in the bai bay area. patty talked to some of these couples. >> there was mixed reaction to the announcement as couples now resign themselves to more waiting and more uncertainty. >> tom watson has picked out a place for his wedding to jeff but they vice president set a date. they're waiting for the supreme court to make a decision. >> this means that there's a chance for an even greater resolution. that the supreme court could recognize that marriage is a constitutional right for all americans, just just us in california. >> this man did not expect the supreme court to take on prop 8 2k3w4r we're very hopeful that the decision will break in favor of committing same sex couples. >>
robbery suspects. >> in just the last 20 minutes we spoke with governor jerry brown's office about the governor's ability to fulfill his official duties now that he's undergoing treatment for prostate cancer. rita williams joins us now live with what she learned about the medical care the governor is receiving at the hospital. >> well, julie, as you know, just in the last hour or so, we did make contact with the governor's press secretary and we have not been able to get in touch with him directly. but his press secretary says the governor is physically fit and was doing pull ups in his office as recently as a week ago and he is expected to fully recover from this. now, here at the hospital at ucsf where he is being treated no one is talking because of privacy issues. they can't give any details other than this statement from his oncology, dr. eric small, quote, fortunately this is early stage, localized prostate cancer which is being treated with a short course of conventional radio therapy. the prognosis is not expected to be any side effects. he is 74 years old. most men are di
of california law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration laws. governor jerry brown vetoed the bill in september. >> we must make sure secure communities focuses on violent criminals, not on day labor workers. not on women who are victims of domestic violence. >>> a gay teen who spoke out after being denied his eagle scout award was honored today in sacramento. he invited him and his family to the opening legislative session. he was kicked out of the scouts, prompting a nationwide campaign. >>> the national park service repainted graffiti which is a first. the tower was restored and repainted with weather resistant paint to protect the land mark but it covered up graffiti from 1969-1971. they repainted the graffiti to match the other message of peace and freedom. >>> tracking showers over the next 36 hours. rainfall should start light in the north bay tomorrow but it will work its way south and will have an impact on the wednesday morning commute. the rest looks light. you can see the sweep going. rain up there. it is light. pretty impressive when you look at the percents. 181% of a
toys courtesy of mother browns dining room. there were enough toys for 2000 children. the same number given out last year. if you're thinking these are very happy children today, you would be right. >> i got a mars robot. >> what do you think? >> i like it. >> what are you going to do with it? >> i'm going to make it beat up my other toys. >> merry christmas. >> merry christmas to you. >> reporter: those are perhaps our favorite interviews of the year. the glide toy give away begins tomorrow morning at 9:00. reporting live in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >> new figures show the state's jobless rate dipped into the single digits last month. the unemployment rate for november fell to 9.8%. that's down from 10.1% in october. the jobless rate hasn't been this low since january of 2009 when the rate was 9.7. most economists have predicted that california's unemployment rate would remain in the double digits through next year. >>> the unemployment rates in the nine bay area counties are lower than the state average. in some counties much lower. the highest jobless rate rema
. >>> the passage of proposition 30 gave governor brown the extra money he wanted for california schools. now he's working on a proposal to differencevy up the funds. eats work -- divvy up the funds. >> he wants to return more accountability, authority and decision-making down to local school districts because teachers, administrators and parents have a better sense of what their local priority are than people here in sacramento do. >> the governor's proposal will be included in his new budget set to be released next month. >>> california is losing out on federal vouchers provided from the no child left behind law. according to a report in the san jose perkry news, the state was notified last friday. it requires yearly improvements in test scores and punishes districts that don't achieve the goals. state educators say the goal is realistic. . >>> adoptions between american families and russian children could soon end. now that russia's president is expected to sign a bill into law by the end of the week. ktvu's mike mibach is live in the newsroom with the effect it's having on one young woman. >
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